Course Syllabus for

Autonomous Systems Part 2
Autonoma system del 2

FRT200F, 6 credits

Valid from: Autumn 2018
Decided by: Professor Thomas Johansson
Date of establishment: 2019-09-12

General Information

Division: Automatic Control
Course type: Third-cycle course
Teaching language: English


Autonomous Systems is a core course within Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP), whose purpose is to give a broad understanding of the wide area of autonomous systems and foundational knowledge in the topic areas required to understand and develop autonomous systems.


Knowledge and Understanding

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Competences and Skills

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Judgement and Approach

For a passing grade the doctoral student must

Course Contents

The course is organized in a collaboration between four universities in Sweden: KTH, Chalmers, Linköping, and Lund. The course consists of two modules: - Learning and Knowledge - Interaction and Collaboration

Course Literature

Lecture material (slides) and hand-in assignments are distributed via the course homepage.

Instruction Details

Types of instruction: Lectures, seminars, laboratory exercises, exercises, project. The course is organized around two two day sessions with physical meetings: - Learning and Knowledge - Interaction and Collaboration Each session consists of lectures, invited talks and seminars. The main content of each module is presented at a session and then examined at a seminar at the following session. The first session will also give an introduction to autonomous systems and autonomy. Between the sessions there will be local activities at the four main sites (Göteborg, Linköping, Lund and Stockholm). These will be mainly student driven.

Examination Details

Examination formats: Written report, written assignments, seminars given by participants, miscellaneous. The examination consists of exercises, labs and projects. There is also a final examination in the form of a two-day seminar at the end of the course.
Grading scale: Failed, pass

Admission Details

Selection criteria: PhD students admitted to the WASP Graduate School have priority in case of overbooking.

Course Occasion Information

Contact and Other Information

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